Lisa M. Steinman’s fifth volume of poetry is Carslaw’s Sequences, from the University of Tampa Press. Steinman teaches at Reed College, in Portland, Oregon, and for twenty years has co-edited the poetry magazine Hubbub. She has received NEA and Rockefeller fellowships and has also published two books about poetry, Made in America (1987), and Masters of Repetition (1998). Her poems have been published in The Massachusetts Review, Prairie Schooner, Notre Dame Review, The Women’s Review of Books, and elsewhere.
Steinman read from her work on February 26, 2009, in Cornell’s Goldwin Smith Hall. This interview took place earlier the same day.